case-hardened

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Adj.1.case-hardened - used of persons; emotionally hardened; "faced a case-hardened judge"
hard - dispassionate; "took a hard look"; "a hard bargainer";
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case-hardened

[ˈkeɪsˌhɑːdnd] ADJ (Tech) → cementado (fig) [person] → insensible, poco compasivo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

case-hardened

[ˈkeɪsˈhɑːdnd] adj (Tech) → cementato/a (fig) → indurito/a dall'esperienza
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"As soon as we announced we were going to begin color case-hardening the slides for the Ruger LCP we had orders.
The sideplates fit as if molded to the gun, and the color case-hardening ...
The TAR-15 has an the upper and lower that are both crafted from 8620 carbon steel, and finished in the Turnbull bone/charcoal case-hardening process that lends both the colorful finish and hardens the steel.
Doug is the master of color case-hardening, and for many years a key arm of his Turnbull Manufacturing Company (www.turnbullmfg.com) has been (and remains) restoring great old guns--Winchesters, Colts, Parkers, L.C.
I base my assumption on the fact that the case-hardening colors run into these depressions.